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Sudirman Cup | PV Sindhu, Ashwini Ponappa guide India to a 4-1 win over Indonesia

PV Sindhu and Ashwini Ponappa put up a dominating show against former champions Indonesia to secure a 4-1 win and stay in the hunt for a knockout berth in the Sudirman Cup mixed team badminton championship. India had suffered a 1-4 defeat at the hands of Denmark on the first day.
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Badminton Asia Championships| PV Sindhu beats Aya Ohori to enter the quarter-finals

PV Sindhu dished out a superb performance to record a 21-14, 21-15 win over unseeded Japanese Aya Ohori in a 40-minute match to enter the quarter-finals of the tournament. However, in the men's singles, Ajay Jayaram crashed out of the tournament after losing to Hsu Jen Hao 19-21, 10-21.
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Badminton Asia Championships | Sindhu advances to the second round; Saina crashes out

It has turned out to be a mixed day for Indian badminton as PV Sindhu entered the second round of the Championships while Saina Nehwal lost her opening round game. In the men's singles, Ajay Jayaram faced a tough battle against Tian Houwei but ended up winning the game 21-18, 18-21, 21-19.
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China Masters badminton | Parupalli Kashyap and Harsheel Dani enter pre-quarterfinals

Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap and Harsheel Dani entered the men’s singles pre-quarterfinals at the China Masters Grand Prix Gold. Meanwhile, India's women shuttlers, Sai Uttejitha Rao Chukka and Sri Krishna Priya Kudaravalli, bowed out of the tournament early.
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Singapore Open | Sai Praneeth clinches title by beating Kidambi Srikanth on a historic day for Indian Badminton

B. Sai Praneeth won the first Superseries title of his career by beating Kidambi Srikanth 21-17, 17-21, 21-12 in a historic All-India final of the Singapore Open. Despite Srikanth won the first game comfortably, Praneeth walked away with the honours by winning the next two games.
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Singapore Open | Srikanth and Praneeth set up historic all-India final

Kidambi Srikanth and Sai Praneeth created history by setting up the first ever All-Indian final in the Singapore Open. While Praneeth dished out a superb 21-6, 21-8 victory over Lee Dong-Keun, Srikanth defeated Anthony Sinisuka Ginting 21-13, 21-14 to book a place in the historic event on Sunday.
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reportbadminton2 months ago

Singapore Open 2017 | Sindhu and Praneeth struggle into second round while Srikanth cruises

PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth registered contrasting victories in the Singapore Open to advance to the second round yesterday. Srikanth got the better of Kenta Nishimoto in straight games, while Sindhu and Praneeth had to recover from a game down to beat Nozomi Okuhara and Emil Hilst respectively.
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reportbadminton2 months ago

Malaysia Open 2017 | Ajay Jayaram shocks Viktor Axelsen to advance to quarters

Ajay Jayaram exacted revenge for his defeat at the India Open by beating World No.5 Viktor Axelsen to book his place in the quarterfinals. In a match that lasted 44 minutes, Jayaram had to come back from a game down to beat Axelsen and keep the Indian challenge alive in Malaysia.
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reportbadminton2 months ago

Ajay Jayaram lone survivor in Malaysia Open after PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal exit in first round

India's hopes at the Malaysia Open suffered a big blow as both PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal lost their opening round matches to exit the $600,000 tournament. On a day that was not kind to Indian shuttlers, Ajay Jayaram was the only Indian to book a place in the second round of the Superseries event.
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reportbadminton2 months ago

India Open 2017 Final| PV Sindhu defeats Carolina Marin to avenge Olympic loss

Carolina Marin was left to rue the small errors in her game as PV Sindhu reversed the result of the Olympic final to lift the India Open superseries title at the Siri Fort Complex in Delhi. Sindhu made good use of the home advantage with a straight sets 21-19, 21-16 victory in the final.
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